ZEMARAIM (PLACE) [Heb ṣĕmārayim (צְמָרַיִם)]. 1. A town appearing in the list of cities belonging to the E part of Benjamin (Josh 18:21–24), possibly identifiable with Ras et-Taḥuneh (M.R. 170147; LBHG, 385; cf. HGB, 401). Shishak’s campaign list in the Amon temple at Karnak also mentions this town
Zemaraim. 1. Town near the northern border of the territory of Benjamin (Jos 18:22). The most likely location is Ras ez-Zeimara, about five miles northeast of Bethel in the hill country between et-Taiyibeh and Rammun.2. Mountain in the hill country of Ephraim (2 Chr 13:4) and the scene of Abijah’s speech
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Zemaraimzem-ə-rāʹəm [Heb. ṣemārayim Gk. A Semrim, B Sara (Josh. 18:22), Somorōn (2 Ch. 13:4)]. The name of a place and of a mountain, probably in the same region.Zemaraim was one of the cities of Benjamin, named between Beth-arabah and Bethel (Josh. 18:22). In 2 Ch. 13:4, however, Zemaraim is
ZEMARAIM1. Town near the northern border of the territory of Benjamin (Jos 18:22). The most likely location is Ras ez-Zeimara, about five miles (8 kilometers) northeast of Bethel in the hill country between et-Taiyibeh and Rammum.2. Mountain in the hill country of Ephraim (2 Chr 13:4) and the scene
ZEMARAIM1. A city of the tribe of Benjamin (Josh 18:22). Some writers identify it with Ras ez-Zeimara, a ruin c. three miles NE of Bethel.2. A mountain in the hill country of Ephraim (2 Chr 13:4) on which King Abijah stood to harangue Jeroboam and his men, urging them to repent of their rebellion.
ZEMARAIM. 1. A Benjaminite town, listed with Beth-arabah and Bethel (Jos. 18:22). Proposed locations are Khirbet al-Samra, Ras al-Zaimara and Ras al-Tâḥûna.2. A mountain in the hill country of Ephraim (2 Ch. 13:4). Bethel was presumably in the same general locality (cf. v. 19), so probably the mountain
Zemaraim (Heb. ṣĕmārayim)1. A town in the tribal territory of Benjamin (Josh. 18:22). It is often identified with Râs eṭ-Ṭāḥûneh (170147), in the vicinity of Ramallah and el-Bireh.2. A mountain in the hill country of Ephraim (2 Chr. 13:4), from which King Abijah of Judah addressed Jeroboam
ZEMARAIM A town in the territory of Benjamin (Josh. 18:22), which gave its name to Mount Zemaraim in the mountains of Ephraim. From there Abiah, King of Judah, spoke to the people before the war with Jeroboam (2 Chr. 13:4). The Septuagint and Josephus refer to the mountain as Oros Somoron, possibly Mount
Zemara´im (double fleece of wool), a town in the allotment of Benjamin, Josh. 18:22, perhaps identical with Mount Zemaraim, mentioned in 2 Chron. 13:4 only, which was “in Mount Ephraim,” that is to say, within the general district of the highlands of that great tribe. 2 Chron. 13:4.
ZEMARA´IM (zem-a-raʹim; “double fleece”).1. One of the ancient towns assigned to Benjamin (Josh. 18:22), in the eastern section of its territory and grouped with Beth-arabah and Bethel. It is probably to be identified with the ruins of Khirbet es-Samrah, on the road from Jerusalem to Jericho.2. The